Helping businesses make decisions. Managing business finances. Running payroll and accounts payable/receivable. With a certificate in Accounting, you can get started on your career in business. 

At Emily Griffith, our evening hybrid program will give you the skills you need to work a variety of accounting and business jobs. Our instructor tailors content to make sure it meets your needs.

Convenient classes: Take classes two nights a week and complete career-relevant projects at home.

High-demand career: Bookkeepers and accounting assistants are always in high demand. 
Want more information? Get the Accounting Program Flyer and the Accounting Program Checklist.

What Can I Do with an Emily Griffith Accounting Certificate?

Graduates from Emily Griffith’s Accounting program use their certificate to up their business knowledge at their current jobs or to work in jobs such as the following:

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Bookkeeper
  • Inventory Clerk
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Night Auditor

Other potential career paths include jobs in hospitality, banks and credit unions, oil and gas companies, government agencies, insurance agencies, research and consulting firms, non-profit organizations and more. 

Business & Office Professionals
Approximate cost. Additional material and book fees may apply
9 Months
Full-time program length
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Course Information

Required Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
BUS 115 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 217 Business Communication & Report Wri ting 3
CIS 155 Complete Spreadsheets: Excel 3
MAR 160 Customer Service 3
BUS 115 Introduction to Business

Introduces the application of fundamental business principles to local, national, and international forums. This course examines the relationship of economic systems, governance, regulations, and law upon business operations. It surveys the concepts of career development, business ownership, finance and accounting, economics, marketing, management, operations, human resources, regulations, and business ethics.

Start Date: 08/24/2020
Instructor: Lina Fedynyshyn
BUS 217 Business Communication & Report Wri ting

Emphasizes effective business writing and cover letters, memoranda, reports, application letters, and resumes. This course includes the fundamentals of business communication and an introduction to international communication.

Start Date: 11/16/2020
Instructor: Lina Fedynyshyn
CIS 155 Complete Spreadsheets: Excel

Introduces basic to advanced features of spreadsheet software to design and create accurate, professional worksheets for use in business and industry. The course includes entering data, creating formulas, professional formatting, creating charts, creating, sorting and filtering tables, creating and using templates, applying built-in functions, creating pivot tables, applying “what-if analysis” with data tables, creating macros, and using solver features.

Start Date: 10/20/2020
Instructor: Lina Fedynyshyn
MAR 160 Customer Service

Enables students to learn the relationship of self to customers, problem solve and understand the importance of communicating with customers. Specific emphasis is given to managing customer expectations by building customer rapport and creating positive outcomes.

Start Date: 09/22/2020
Instructor: Lina Fedynyshyn

"Come study at Emily Griffith because the teachers are amazing and you will have a great experience."

Chansoth Sen is a recent graduate of our English and Cosmetology programs. Chansoth first moved to the US in 2009 from Cambodia and came to Emily Griffith to improve her English. “My English was very bad when I started school and I was shy when I have to speak,” she explains. 

She worked her way through English classes and then began working on her certificate in Cosmetology. Chansoth worked closely with our ELA and Career Services navigation team to plan and achieve her academic and career goals. She plans to work in a salon to gain experience until she can open her own salon here and in Cambodia. 

Chansoth encourages others to come study at Emily Griffith. “You are never too late to go to school and become who you want to be. If you work hard, you can accomplish all of your goals. Come study at Emily Griffith because the teachers are amazing and you will have a great experience.”

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